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    Current Planets
    22-Dec-2014, 15:46 UT/GMT
    Sun0Capricorn42'35"23s26
    Moon8Capricorn37'42"18s11
    Mercury8Capricorn43'49"25s12
    Venus15Capricorn0'28"23s42
    Mars13Aquarius44'29"17s52
    Jupiter22Leo18'54"r14n51
    Saturn29Scorpio53'19"18s15
    Uranus12Aries34'12"4n21
    Neptune5Pisces10'29"10s18
    Pluto12Capricorn50'28"20s39
    TrueNode16Libra9'37"r6s21
    Chiron13Pisces29'11"2s10
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
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Introduction to Astrology

A Brief Introduction to Astrology

Astrodienst horoscopes are easy to understand, even for those who have not dealt with astrology before - you needn't know any of the scientific jargon involved to be able to profit from our horoscope readings. If we are lucky, though, your interest in this fascinating subject matter has been awakened by one of our short texts. This short online introduction can help make you familiar with most of the astrological techniques and give you a basic understanding of how it's all done. If you wish to learn more about astrology, we suggest you read some of the standard textbooks mentioned in our bibliography, or contact an astrology school near you.

Introduction

Astrology sees mankind as being not only influenced by hereditary factors and the environment, but also by the state of our solar system at the moment of birth. The planets are regarded as basic life-forces, the tools we live by as well as the basis of our very substance. These planetary forces take on different forms, depending on their zodiacal position and on the way they relate to one another.

Solar-SystemThe aspects formed between the planets describe these relationships, the positions of the planets in relation to the place of birth tell us of their expression in the spheres of life depicted by the astrological houses.

By interpreting the roles of these players (the planets) and their qualities (the elements, signs and houses) and creating a synthesis, astrology is able to present a complete and comprehensive picture of the person and his potential, based on the natal horoscope.

 

Current Planets
22-Dec-2014, 15:46 UT/GMT
Sun0Capricorn42'35"23s26
Moon8Capricorn37'42"18s11
Mercury8Capricorn43'49"25s12
Venus15Capricorn0'28"23s42
Mars13Aquarius44'29"17s52
Jupiter22Leo18'54"r14n51
Saturn29Scorpio53'19"18s15
Uranus12Aries34'12"4n21
Neptune5Pisces10'29"10s18
Pluto12Capricorn50'28"20s39
TrueNode16Libra9'37"r6s21
Chiron13Pisces29'11"2s10
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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